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they are prepared for this. especially the hospitals within the 15 mile radius in all directions from sfo. potentially they could have an accident like this. stanford said, i believe, eight trauma teams up within a matter of 20 minutes to be able to take in patients, stanford hospital to your house. it gives you an idea these hospitals are prepared for this type of thing. they can get those trauma teams up in a hurry. there was triage here. you also had people that were injured that didn't realize it. maybe them internal injuries. a couple of doctors were talking about that. about how maybe a few hours set in before they realized they may have bruised or hurt some things inside because of the very quick and sudden landing and the way they came down so hard and bounced by most accounts. you have people that actually felt they were okay, then started feeling not so well and eventually went to the hospital. you had a number of injuries that range from those type of internal injuries, to people that may have hurt their neck, their back, to cuts, bruises, burns, to critical injuries as well. >
. when you see that wreckage on the runway or off the runway here at sfo. back to you guys in new york. >> adam, when you look at those pictures of the crash, a lot of people wondering how, in fact, did those people manage to get out of this aircraft. for miles people could see this fireball sitting on the runway. we were able to talk to different passengers there. how do they describe getting out of this aircraft? >> you know, it's interesting you mention that, clayton. one of the pilots i spoke to, watching all this coverage. i know them really well. talking about a couple of things. jet fuel isn't as flammable as gasoline. that allows you more time, buys you more time than years ago. while it takes a long time to get on and off of the plane. when we're in the back, seems like it takes forever. when you have a situation like this and all the doors open, you can get people off the plane, if there are not a lot of injuries on board, can you get them off in a minute or two. you can get to exit. it's that important to pay attention to where it is, because it's that much faster for you to
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